SERG Convention 2018

South East Radio Group Convetion 2018 and Australian Fox Hunting Championships is on again.

Dates: Saturday 9th and Sunday 10thof June it will be in the 1st Mount Gambier Scout Group Hall at 5 Margaret Street, Mt. Gambier.

Admission: Hall entry is $5.00 per head and will cover both days with free entry to the door prize competition. Fox hunt entry cost is $30.00 for the entire weekend's competition the same as last year.

Hall times
Saturday: 12 noon to 5 p.m.
Sunday: 9.00a.m. to 6 p.m.

After close on the Sunday we will have the prize giving session for the Fox Hunts followed by guest speakers to entertain us prior to the 3 course roast dinner.
Cost of entry to the dinner has been kept to $25.00 per head with bookings being essential as numbers are capped at 80 persons.

The usual home brew competition will take place with judging occuring over the weekend and prize presentations prior to the guest speakers on Sunday. Entry to the Home Brew competition is free.

Special Guest Presenters:

Julie VK3FOWL and Joe VK3YSP from the School Amateur Radio Club Network will be presenting their popular Electronics Prototyping Workshop to several groups of budding radio enthusiasts with additional kits for sale at $5 each.

To promote the environment, they will also be running a Lead-Free Soldering Competition open to all with free samples and prizes for the best work.

Later, they will be presenting their talk: “Amateur Radio for Kids”
- Something we all need to think about.

For more details please visit them at

The Australian Fox Hunting Championships will be held over the two days with the infamous Wayne Kilpatrick Memorial night fox hunt to take place on Saturday night.
The full schedule of events will be placed here shortly.

A preliminary program can be found here.
Enquiries or dinner bookings should be directed to Col VK5HCF at

Enquiries or entries for the Australian Fox Hunting Championships should be directed to Andrew, VK5KET at

For information on paying online via E.F.T. please contact Col, VK5HCF at and he will email you full details.

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